After apologizing for his “I hate this pace remark,” Philadelphia Phillies third baseman Alec Bohm received a standing ovation on Tuesday.
On Monday night, the Philadelphia Phillies third baseman Alec Bohm made some viral comments during the team’s game against the New York Mets. After struggling with fielding errors, Bohm was caught on camera saying “I f—ing hate this place” following getting sarcastically cheered by Phillies fans after throwing Starling Marte out at first. Bohm admitted to making those comments during a postgame interview, saying that his emotions got the best of him and that he did not mean it.
During Tuesday night’s game against the Mets, Bohm stepped into the batter’s box in the bottom of the eighth inning and received a standing ovation from those in attendance at Citizens Bank Park.
Alec Bohm receives standing ovation after “I hate this place” comments
Bohm owned up to his comments and apologized for making them. A good number of Phillies fans at the ballpark on Tuesday night appeared to accept the apology.
It was a brutal start of Monday game for Bohm, as he committed three fielding errors, all on throws to first base.
But in the eighth inning of that game, with the Phillies trailing 4-0, Bohm drew a walk and scored the team’s first run of the game. Philadelphia scored five runs that inning and closed out the Mets in the top of the ninth to win.
As for the game on Tuesday, the Phillies lost 2-0 to the Mets.